Rayo Vallecano vs Espanyol Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday, 21 May 2023.
Espanyol are placed 19th in a table of 20, and with just four games left in the campaign, they are facing the threat of relegation.
Meanwhile, Vallecano are at home, are need a surplus of two points to climb into the top-seven of the table. They are determined to secure qualification at the least to the Conference League.
Rayo Vallecano vs Espanyol Head-to-head stats
The reverse h2h clash ended in a 0-2 win for Vallecano. They are also on a five-fixture winning streak that stretches back to 2020. Do also note that they are on an unbeaten run of nine years at this stadium against this opponent.
Who will win the match between Rayo Vallecano vs Espanyol?
Rayo Vallecano are on a three-fixture winning streak at home, and lost just once here since the third week of January. And this sole loss occurred against former champions Atletico Madrid.
They also have a dominant h2h record against this foe over the past several years – and particularly so at this stadium.
On the other hand, counterparts Espanyol are placed 19th in a table of 20, and are right in the clutches of relegation zone. Do also note that they are on a six-game losing streak on the road, and managed to win just once in all competitions since the second week of January.
By the looks of things, a win is expected for hosts Rayo Vallecano.
How many goals can be expected?
Espanyol conceded two or more goals in their last six road trips, and even let in ten goals from their past three away games. On the other hand, hosts Vallecano scored two or more goals in their past three home appearances as well.
It appears that goals are about to come in plenty this Sunday.
Rayo Vallecano vs Espanyol Prediction
Vallecano are on a three-fixture winning streak at home, and they are also on a five-game winning streak in h2h clashes. They are also unbeaten in h2h encounters at this ground since 2014. Do note that they are chasing a spot in the top-seven of the table.
On the other hand, Espanyol are placed 19th in a table of 20, and are deep in the clutches of the relegation zone. They are also on a long losing streak on the road, and are conceding goals in huge numbers.
By the looks of things, Rayo Vallecano to Win would be a decent pick at 2.25 odd.
Rayo Vallecano vs Espanyol Betting Tips
Rayo Vallecano to Win @ 2.25
Correct Score: 3-1 Rayo Vallecano @ 19.00.